A few of us order a meal in an informal 'as we feel' fashion. The pies are very good.
Come along for some or all of Thursday night to chat about skeptical and geeky stuff, have a pie, and drink whatever you like. (Within reason.)
Is seeing believing? Is believing seeing? How can we conduct experiments on things that only exist within our minds, and can scientists ever be trusted to study deception without being deceived themselves? What can we learn about the mind from the illusions developed by magicians? Join magician and experimental psychologist Dr. Matthew L. Tompkins, author of The Spectacle of Illusion, for a fascinating talk on the psychology of magic.
Dr Caroline Ward is here to tell us about how conservation efforts can be helped and hindered when the local population believes the animal you're protecting is magic.